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Liley Medal

Health Research Council of New Zealand Medal
This award is presented to an individual or team whose recent research has produced a significant breakthrough within the health and medical fields that is internationally recognised.

Award details

Discipline: Medical and health sciences

Award offered: Yearly

Prize: Medal 

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The Liley Medal honours the outstanding contributions made by Sir William Liley while at the National Women’s hospital in Auckland.

The Liley Medal is for a specific piece of outstanding work, and a lead contribution in health research that is internationally recognised. Work should be a game changer and genuine breakthrough, acknowledged by its publication(s) in internationally recognised journals of high impact, or be an innovative application of research knowledge to health practice. 

The award is for research from the previous calendar year; the 2022 Liley Medal will be awarded for a publication from January – December 2021. 

Current status

Please see the HRC’s website for further information or email Katie Palastanga (kpalastanga@hrc.govt.nz).


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